Jewish Journal

Anikke F.

by Seth Menachem

July 26, 2011 | 6:24 pm

Photo by Kevin McIntyre

Anikke (rhymes with paprika) was raised by artist parents in Seattle. Her father’s a musician. Her mother’s a sculptor. The closest school to her house was an Orthodox Jewish day school,... read full article

  • Am I still relevant at 60?

    July 26, 2011 | 6:03 pm

    The evening began as the sunset performed like fine public art, sliding slowly behind a deepening blue and glowing orange Mediterranean Sea. Next door, the minaret of a long-abandoned mosque cast its shadow upon the ancient port below. Distant lights came alive in the soaring high...

  • Spry centenarian reveals key to longevity

    by Sophie Golub, Contributing Writer

    July 26, 2011 | 6:00 pm

    Alfred Raider strolled up to the bimah when he was called for the third aliyah during a recent Shabbat morning service at Shaarey Zedek Congregation, an Orthodox congregation in Valley Village. After services, family, friends and fellow congregants gathered to join Raider for the...

  • New age or new edge

    by Ryan e. Smith

    July 22, 2011 | 3:48 pm

    You’re getting sleeeeepy. Verrry sleeeepy.

    Then — bam! — it’s all over, and you’ve delivered a baby.

    OK, it’s not nearly as easy as that, but you might be surprised by how hypnosis is being used these days. It’s not just about getting people to stop smoking or lose...

  • Holistic by chance

    By Dikla Kadosh

    July 22, 2011 | 3:46 pm

    Acupuncture terrifies me. Dozens of needles puncturing your skin looks more like ancient torture than ancient healing.

    I’ve done yoga twice — once in a posh Manhattan studio and once in a serene outdoor courtyard in India. I can’t say that either experience moved my soul,...

  • Letting her go


    July 22, 2011 | 3:43 pm

    Please send your resume if you are interested in the following position:

    Seeking a caretaker of a small person who requires 24-hour attention. Picture the vigilance the Secret Service would employ if the president decided to catch the playoff game between the Tripoli Traitors and...

  • The Santa Maria Minyan

    by roberto loiederman

    July 22, 2011 | 3:37 pm

    Located in the northern part of Santa Barbara County, but as distant from chic Santa Barbara as one can imagine, Santa Maria is a blue-collar town dotted with fast-food and barbecue joints. In recent years, its population, at least half of which is Latino, has mushroomed to 100,000,...

  • TRIBE Gathering: Santa Barbara Jewish Festival, Stand By Me, Food & Cultural Festival

    July 22, 2011 | 3:00 pm

    Dressed in traditional Middle Eastern garb, a UC Santa Barbara Middle East Ensemble dancer performs at the Santa Barbara Jewish Festival heralding Israel’s 63rd Independence Day. Photo by Eyal Nahmias  

    Free and open to the public, the May 15 Santa Barbara Jewish Festival...

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